I am a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Development Policy (IOB) at the University of Antwerp 

I study a broad range of topics, including natural resources, armed conflict and magico-religious beliefs. Currently, one of my main research projects studies the impact of an electrification project in Eastern Congo. Detailed information can be found under powering development.

You can find my CV here.


I am further affiliated to: 
the Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS) at the University of Leuven;
the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) at the University of Cape Town;
the Expertise Centre on Mining Governance (CEGEMI) at the University of Bukavu;  
and Research Foundation Flanders (FWO).